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How Being a Post-Punk Singer Prepared Me for the Startup Life
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Tech founder on seeking funds for albums, booking tours and hanging with Dave Grohl.
April 14, 2014 in The 'Treps
Spinning Viral Stars Into One-Man Empires: The Rise of YouTube's Multi-Channel Networks

Spinning Viral Stars Into One-Man Empires: The Rise of YouTube's Multi-Channel Networks

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MCNs have been called the movie studios of the future, but even Hollywood wants a slice of the YouTube pie.
April 11, 2014 in Social Media
Aereo CEO: 'We're on the Side of the Angels'

Aereo CEO: 'We're on the Side of the Angels'

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Aereo, which snatches over-the-air TV signals and streams them on the internet for a few dollars a month, is determined to prevail over the TV networks trying to bring it down.
April 7, 2014 in Technology
Photos: Entrepreneurs on the Moon, DNA Hacking and Real-Life Iron Man Gear

Entrepreneurs on the Moon, DNA Hacking and Real-Life Iron Man Gear

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A roundup of the 10 most interesting new technologies that make us scratch our heads and say, 'What the heck?'
April 7, 2014 in Technology
Photos: Top 10 Innovative Beauty Products That Will Change Your Morning Beauty Routine

Top 10 Innovative Beauty Products That Will Change Your Morning Beauty Routine

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Beauty marketing is dualistic. Some brands opt for all-natural messaging, with product ingredients picked fresh from the organic orchards; but increasingly, other brands are stressing science-based beauty products, manufactured fresh from the labs.
April 4, 2014 in Technology
The DNA of a 'Maker': AOL.com President on Work-Life Balance

The DNA of a 'Maker': AOL.com President on Work-Life Balance

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For many, the age-old topic of work-life balance is not just a conversation starter reserved for dinner parties and coffee dates. It's a very real, daily challenge.
April 4, 2014 in Lifestyle
10 Tips for Unleashing Your Creativity at Work

10 Tips for Unleashing Your Creativity at Work

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The magic process of idea generation is open to far more people than commonly thought.
April 1, 2014 in The 'Treps
Meet the 25-Year-Old Wedding Photographer Who Became CEO of Lonely Planet

Meet the 25-Year-Old Wedding Photographer Who Became CEO of Lonely Planet

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Daniel Houghton, a former wedding photographer with no prior executive experience, has been trying to turn around global travel guide company Lonely Planet.
April 1, 2014 in The 'Treps
3 Biometrics Startups Heating Up the Password Security Race

3 Biometrics Startups Heating Up the Password Security Race

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A look at the young companies making it possible to unlock your tech with your face, heart, finger and voice.
March 31, 2014 in Technology
10 Up and Coming Leaders to Watch

10 Up and Coming Leaders to Watch

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You may not know their names yet, but you will.
March 26, 2014 in The 'Treps
Photos: How This Innovative Startup Convinced Investors to Give It $30 Million

How This Innovative Startup Convinced Investors to Give It $30 Million

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The 34-year-old entrepreneur behind Hampton Creek wants to make eggs obsolete.
March 26, 2014 in Money
Aaron Levie, the Quintessential Silicon Valley CEO, Will Only Own 4.1 Percent of Box When It IPOs

Aaron Levie, the Quintessential Silicon Valley CEO, Will Only Own 4.1 Percent of Box When It IPOs

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Online file-storage service Box has finally filed to go public. Here's what we know.
March 25, 2014 in Technology
Young Millionaire: Inside the Mind of Yahoo's Teen Sensation Nick D'Aloisio

Young Millionaire: Inside the Mind of Yahoo's Teen Sensation Nick D'Aloisio

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While he has already accomplished far more than most of us will in our entire lives, the humble London 18-year-old says he leads a 'fairly normal life.'
March 24, 2014 in Technology
The Cloud Wars Rage On: Dropbox Raises Mega Money as Box Has Reportedly Filed for IPO

The Cloud Wars Rage On: Dropbox Raises Mega Money as Box Has Reportedly Filed for IPO

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After weeks of speculation, SEC documents confirm that San Francisco-based Dropbox has raised another monster-sized round of cash.
February 25, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Left Unchecked, Innovation Could Derail Your Business

Left Unchecked, Innovation Could Derail Your Business

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If not properly evaluated, advances could cause disruptions that destroy your company.
February 25, 2014 in Grow Your Business
What Does WhatsApp's Win Mean For the Future of Texting?

What Does WhatsApp's Win Mean For the Future of Texting?

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With the success of mobile messaging apps like Viber and WhatsApp, will texting be left behind?
February 24, 2014 in Technology
Photos: Life Coaches, Gamification and Augmented Reality: What to Expect in Mobile This Year

Life Coaches, Gamification and Augmented Reality: What to Expect in Mobile This Year

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From more education apps to iBeacons exploding on the market, 2014 will be a year where mobile will see massive disruption. Here are 10 predictions.
February 24, 2014 in Technology
Apple's Latest Patent Tracks Temperature, Perspiration and Heart Rate -- in Your Headphones

Apple's Latest Patent Tracks Temperature, Perspiration and Heart Rate -- in Your Headphones

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Filed in 2008, the USPTO granted the request by Apple for a headphone system that can monitor biometric data and can potentially be controlled with head gestures.
February 18, 2014 in News and Trends
People Must Be Valued or Innovation Will Leave With Them

People Must Be Valued or Innovation Will Leave With Them

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Companies need to take a hard look at how they view employees, even after they find new jobs.
February 14, 2014 in Managing Employees
Study: The High-Tech Startup Slowdown Started Before the Recession

Study: The High-Tech Startup Slowdown Started Before the Recession

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A new report from the Kauffman Foundation shows that the slowdown in the U.S. high-tech entrepreneurship sector goes beyond the recent effects of the Great Recession.
February 12, 2014 in Startup Basics
What Keeps a City's Startup Scene Hot? Cambridge Shares Its Secrets.

What Keeps a City's Startup Scene Hot? Cambridge Shares Its Secrets.

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Tech firms don’t just fall from the sky; the nation’s leading hubs foster a favorable business climate for innovation. But, as those in Cambridge, Mass., will tell you, the rest is up to the locals.
February 7, 2014 in News and Trends
This Bionic Hand Allows Amputee to 'Feel' Again

This Bionic Hand Allows Amputee to 'Feel' Again

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A Danish man who lost his arm in an accident was able to feel objects by way of surgically implanted sensors connected to a bionic hand.
February 6, 2014 in News and Trends
Home-Brewed Coca-Cola in 2015 Could Transform the Beverage Industry

Home-Brewed Coca-Cola in 2015 Could Transform the Beverage Industry

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Coca-Cola has inked a 10-year partnership with Keurig-maker Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, and has also purchased a 10% equity stake in the company valued at $1.25 billion.
February 6, 2014 in Innovation
Ever Heard of a Patent Map? They Can Help Predict the Future.

Ever Heard of a Patent Map? They Can Help Predict the Future.

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By presenting dense technical text in a simple visual format, patent maps can be efficient tools for reading a competitive landscape, preforming due diligence and even forecasting upcoming trends.
February 3, 2014 in Management & Operations
The Latest Wearable Tech Buzz: It's For the Bees

The Latest Wearable Tech Buzz: It's For the Bees

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One might wonder how a scientist would go about attaching anything to a tiny, buzzing insect. The answer might surprise you.
January 27, 2014 in News and Trends

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